World Trade Center Savannah currently offers internships in the following departments:
Assist in gathering timely research as needed by the Trade Services team including market research for client companies, international market and market trends. Complete extensive research on specific countries and produce country profiles. Create and/or update protocol sheets, assist with target country research and assist with the company database. Assist with research for inbound delegations and outbound trade missions, international companies, regions, industry statistics and companies exploring international markets. Attend WTCSav programs and events as appropriate and assist as needed in all sectors of the organization.
Requirements: Applicant must have research experience, exceptional writing skills, ability to pay close attention to detail, a strong ability to focus and work independently, and an interest in learning about international commerce. Applicant must be fluent in English (additional language is a plus) and interested in developing business skills necessary to work in a professional environment.
Conduct research for sales projects, marketing materials, regional benchmarking, and the website using relevant and credible data sources. Manage and update internal databases. Assist in grant writing and identifying relevant grant opportunities. Assist in writing award applications. Participate in the Cost of Living Study through C2ER. Research and generate new ideas to increase organizational efficiencies.
Requirements: Applicant must show exceptional attention to detail, have problem-solving skills, time management skills, and have an ability and willingness to learn new computer and software skills. A familiarity with relevant databases, experience in excel, and excellent organization skills are preferred. Applicant must be fluent in English and interested in developing the business skills necessary to work in a professional environment.
Assist in implementing a marketing plan for all events. Develop marketing and communication strategies for partner events. Assist with the WTCSav newsletter and updating social media. Maintain a running list of contacts and research sponsorship opportunities. Assist with all aspects of coordination and documenting for workshops, seminars and events. Assist with updating website and all collateral material.
Requirements: Applicant must be detail-oriented, have the ability to work independently and to multitask, and have knowledge of Microsoft Office, PowerPoint and email marketing programs. Applicant should be interested in learning about marketing, sales and public relations and must be fluent in English.
Programs and Events
Assist with all aspects of coordination for workshops, seminars and other events. Must attend and assist in all WTCSav programs to increase knowledge about international trade and assist staff on special projects and events as needed or any other duties. Research and identify potential corporate sponsors and target companies. Assist with database management, social networking, website management, research, grant writing, marketing, planning and organizing seminars. Assist the Intern Program Coordinator with human resource management of the WTCSav Internship Program including current interns, alumni, recruitment and orientations.
Requirements: Applicant must be fluent in English, organized, detail-oriented, able to work independently, multitask and have intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Office. Applicant should be interested in development business skills necessary to work in a professional office.